Schumer calls for tracking devices for kids with autism

By Ramsey Cox

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) introduced a bill Thursday that would fund a voluntary tracking program for families who have children with autism or other disabilities where “bolting” from parents is common.

“Thousands of families face the awful reality each and every day that their child with autism may run away,” Schumer said. “Making voluntary tracking devices available will help put parents at ease, and most importantly, help prevent future tragedies.” Continue reading